Meet the team

Autism & Early Intervention Specialists – Meet the team

Autism Practitioner/Consultant & Founding Director

Joanne Brearley

Qualifications: Dip Teach, Grad Cert Incl. Ed, Grad Dip Incl. Ed, M. Ed (Autism)

 Accredited to conduct ADOS-2 In Clinical and Research Training by Dr Anne Chalfant,  Independent International ADOS-2 Trainer . 

Senior Occupational Therapist 

Emily Sparacino

Qualifications: Bachelor of Occupational Therapy.

AHPRA Number: OCC0001937306

Practicing member of Occupational Therapy Board of Australia

Occupational Therapist

Natalie Franklin

Speech Pathologist

Phoebe Martin


Sarah Burton

Qualifications: Bachelor of Science, Major in Psychology, with Honours

Registered Psychologist. Registration number – PSY0001805080


Jigsaw has established a specialist Autism Learning and Child Development Centre that reflects the outcomes based on the 2011 review of the research to identify the most effective models of practice in early intervention of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (Prior, Roberts, Williams & Sutherland).